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Solar-Powered School Bags Changing Cote d’Ivoire’s Education

Solar-Powered School Bags Changing Cote d’Ivoire’s Education

Evariste Akoumian, a 37-year-old Ivorian, invented the “Solarpak”, a schoolbag with a solar panel and a lamp, to improve the education of young schoolchildren from rural, non-electrified areas. Using the lamp, children can now comfortably study after dark. Trained lawyer and former computer retailer turned tech-entrepreneur, Evariste Akoumian made note of the lack of electricity […]

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

Welcome to the counselling room with Madam K. As usual, we will read stories from survivors, people who have been through the odds and have stood against the odds. I am sharing these stories to awaken us, to make us know that people are going through a lot of inhumane treatment. I was in the […]

Know Your HIV Status

Know Your HIV Status

Significant progress has been made in the AIDS response since 1988, and today three in four people living with HIV know their status. But we still have miles to go, as the latest UNAIDS report shows, and that includes reaching people living with HIV who do not know their status and ensuring that they are linked to […]

UNICEF Develops Story-Books For Children

UNICEF Develops Story-Books For Children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF Zimbabwe), in collaboration with local writers, photographers and graphic designers has developed 16 story-books for children under the age of six. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education provided guidance to the creation of the curriculum content, which is centered on family values. UNICEF Chief of Education […]

We Need Special Help For Women Raped In “94 Genocide – CNLG

We Need Special Help For Women Raped In “94 Genocide – CNLG

Women who were raped and some even infected with HIV during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi should be given ‘special status’ to help them cope with the traumatic experience they went through, a parliamentary commission heard Thursday. The call was made by the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide […]

Malnutrition Is Creeping Into Our Communities…

Malnutrition Is Creeping Into Our Communities…

One could barely hear the cry of Aisha Alhassan, a seven month old girl who is suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), and the reason is not far-fetched, Aisha’s mother died of severe bleeding a day after she was born, and as such, she never had the taste of breast milk. She was left with […]

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

You were just getting used to your kid’s obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks. V-Bucks, like Robux on Roblox, are Fortnite’s in-game currency. Players use them to buy the fun “skins” (characters and outfits) and “emotes” (those hilarious dances like “Flossing” and “Take the L”) that kids will say they totallyneed to make Fortnite even cooler. For the record: […]

Women And Kids Bear The Brunt Of Bomb Attacks In Mali

Women And Kids Bear The Brunt Of Bomb Attacks In Mali

 THE United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned recurring car bomb attacks by armed groups targeting mainly women and children in the country. An unspecified number of women and children aged from 9 months to 14 years were killed and scores others injured during the attack in the northeastern Gao city. Among those wounded […]

Nutrition Guide For Kids

Nutrition Guide For Kids

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water. But, it may be […]

Parenting: Alternatives to Spanking Your Child

Parenting: Alternatives to Spanking Your Child

Many of us were raised with spanking that it can seem second-nature, making it hard to change our ways even as we so desperately want to. While changing our knee-jerk reactions take time, the good news is that there are many more ways to effectively discipline our children gently — affording you the opportunity to […]

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